Category Archives: Health

Liquid of Life: Olive Oil Could Help Reverse Heart Failure Immediately

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Author: The Independent

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Olive oil could help reverse a patient’s heart failure "immediately", scientists have claimed. Oleate - the fat found in the golden liquid - could help a diseased heart pump blood more effectively and use body fat as fuel, researchers at the University of Illinois have found. The most common reason...

Turmeric Helps Your Brain Heal Itself

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Author: Stephanie Castillo

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Turmeric is the spice commonly found in curry — and, according to new research published in Stem Cell Research and Therapy, it may boost your brain proliferation or its power to repair itself. Aromatic-turmerone is a compound found within turmeric, and it’s this compound researchers from the Institute of Neuroscience...

A New Kind of GMO

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Author: Josie Garthwaite

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Thousands of researchers will descend on Boston this fall for an event billed as the world’s largest gathering of synthetic biologists. The field is evolving so rapidly that even scientists working in it don't agree on a definition, but at its core synthetic biology involves bringing engineering principles to biotechnology....

Artificial Sweeteners: Root of Diabetes and Obesity Epidemics

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Author: Gabe Mirkin

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Artificial sweeteners change the huge colony of bacteria in your intestines to favor the harmful bacteria that increase risk for diabetes. This ground-breaking study suggests that artificial sweeteners may be a major cause of our epidemic of obesity and diabetes in North America. Experiments on Mice Scientists fed 10-week-old mice...

Enterovirus Virus Spreading Across U.S. and Canada – Primarily Affecting Vaccinated Children

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Author: Prevent Disease

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It's being considered a severe respiratory virus known as EV-D68. It hits hard and fast and has already created an outbreak in Colorado, Missouri, Utah, Kansas, Illinois, Ohio, and four more states in the Midwest. It has also crossed over the Canada with confirmed cases in Alberta, British Columbia and...

Turmeric Helps Scientists Create A Powerhouse Cancer Fighter

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Author: Shweta

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Put together a common spice that's been used for centuries in Asian cuisine — it also gives turmeric its distinctive yellow color — with certain peptide molecules, and you have a compound that has shown the ability to halt the progression of mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer of the membrane lining...

What Happens When We All Live to 100?

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Author: Gregg Easterbrook

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For millennia, if not for eons—anthropology continuously pushes backward the time of human origin—life expectancy was short. The few people who grew old were assumed, because of their years, to have won the favor of the gods. The typical person was fortunate to reach 40. Beginning in the 19th century,...